Our unique analysis of the bills Thone sponsored and cosponsored provides insight into his position in the House of Representatives.
Each dot in the chart below was a member of the House of Representatives in 1978. The dots are positioned horizontally according to our progressive—conservative ideology score and vertically according to our leadership score (leaders toward the top). Thone is shown as a purple triangle. (analysis methodology)
Thone sponsored bills primarily in these issue areas:
Government Operations and Politics (25%) Taxation (18%) Agriculture and Food (15%) Economics and Public Finance (10%) Science, Technology, Communications (10%) Armed Forces and National Security (8%) Education (8%) Social Welfare (7%)
Some of Thone’s most recently sponsored bills include...
- H.R. 14331 (95th): Federal Spending Discipline Act
- H.R. 14048 (95th): Federal Spending Discipline Act
- H.R. 13633 (95th): A bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1954 to remove ...
- H.R. 13323 (95th): Federal Spending Discipline Act
- H.R. 13026 (95th): Federal Spending Discipline Act
- H.R. 12787 (95th): Meat and Livestock Import Amendments
- H.R. 12725 (95th): A bill to amend section 2040 of the Internal Revenue Code of ...
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From Jan 1971 to Oct 1978, Thone missed 408 of 4,540 roll call votes, which is 9.0%. This is on par with the median of 8.8% among the lifetime records of representatives serving in Oct 1978. The chart below reports missed votes over time.
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The information on this page is originally sourced from a variety of materials, including:
- Congressional Biographical Directory for elected positions
- United States Congressional Roll Call Voting Records, 1789-1990 by Howard L. Rosenthal and Keith T. Poole.
- Martis’s “The Historical Atlas of Political Parties in the United States Congress”, via Keith Poole’s roll call votes data set, for political party affiliation for Members of Congress from 1789 through about year 2000
- GPO.gov/FDSys, for sponsored bills